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Smooth Move Smoothie

Categories: Large Intestine Damp Heat, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation

Smooth Move Smoothie L.I. shi heat leading to constipation By Katie Fritz 1 apple, cored/sliced 1 pear, cored/sliced 1 plum, pitted/sliced 2 bananas 1/2 avocado 1/2 c. silken tofu 1-2 c. green tea (depending upon your preference of consistency) 1-2 tbsp. Maple syrup (to taste) Cinnamon, to taste Place the apple, pear, plum, bananas, avocado & tofu in your blender. Boil 8-16 oz. of water and add to 1-2 heaping tsp. of green tea leaves, steep for about 5 minutes. Once steeped to your liking, add green tea (w/o leaves) […]

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Ginger Spiced Acorn Squash

Categories: Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Cold, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity

Earth: Tonify Spleen Qi   - Dusten Nelson Ginger spiced acorn squash: 1 acorn squash (or other winter squash) 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil 1 tbsp (15 mL) maple syrup 1 tsp (5 mL) garam masala 1/2 tsp (5 mL) ginger Pinch or two of salt, to taste Dash of curry powder, plus 1 tsp (or to taste) 1 1/2 tbsp (22 mL) butter 1 medium onion, chopped Dash of nutmeg 2 apples, cubed (use tart or crisp apples like Gala or Granny Smith; avoid soft and sweet apples, like Macintoshes) […]

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Baked Pears with Almonds

Categories: Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Phlegm Cold, Lung Yin Vacuity

Baked Pears with Almonds Serves 6 Ingredients: 6 pears 1 ½ cups of chopped almonds 1/3 cup honey ½ cup of maple syrup 1 tsp lemon juice ¼ cup of water Pinch of powdered ginger Directions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Leave stems on pears, but cut a slice from the blossom-end to form a flat surface will stand in baking dish. Mix all other ingredients, except syrup, and pour over pears. Bake uncovered in preheated oven for about 1 hr and 20 minutes to 1 and ½ hrs. Baste […]

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Recipe to Nourish SP/ST

Categories: Shen Calming, Spleen Damp, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Rebellious Qi

Kathryn Fritz Eastern Nutrition January 19, 2010 Recipe to Nourish SP/ST 3 medium-large sweet potatoes, cleaned & cubed 1/4 c. organic unsulfured molasses 1/4 c. maple syrup 1/4 c. apple cider vinegar 1/2 onion, chopped Dehydrated orange peel Salt to taste Vegetable stock Yi Yi Ren For barley: In a crockpot place 1 part yi yi ren with 10-15 parts veggie stock. Cook until soft. I would set the pot to low throughout the day or the evening before (I cooked them for about 10-12 hours in the crockpot the […]

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Harmonizing Apple Cake

Categories: Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Shen Calming, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Harmonizing Apple Cake by Emily Hildebrant ¾ cups maple syrup ½ cups brown sugar 4 coarsely chopped granny smith apples 1 cup butter, melted 18 grams Mei Gui Hua 18 grams Fo Shou 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 ½ cups whole wheat flour 1 ½ cups rice flour 1 tsp salt 1 tsp baking soda 1tsp cinnamon ½ cup Da Zao, soaked overnight, chopped and pitted ½ cup walnuts ¹â„₃ cup maple syrup ¹â„₃ cup lemon juice (about 2 lemons) Preheat oven to 325° Melt butter in a saucepan and […]

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Brown Sugar Baked Apples

Categories: Heart Qi Vacuity, Heart Yang Vacuity, Lung Fluid Xu, Shen Calming, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Brown Sugar Baked Apples Makes 8 servings Ingredients: •8 large Golden Delicious apples •1/2 cup (packed) dark brown sugar •1 teaspoon ground cinnamon •1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg •6 tablespoons pure maple syrup •4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces •1 cup water •Chilled whipping cream (optional) Method: Peel skin off top quarter of each apple. Using melon baller, scoop out core, leaving bottom intact. Stand apples in 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Mix sugar and spices in bowl. Reserve 2 tablespoons mixture. Fill apple cavities with remaining sugar mixture. […]

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Walnut and Cherry Granola Bars

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Shen Calming, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Walnut and Cherry Granola Bars By Kylie Roach ¼ C. brown sugar ¼ C. maple syrup ¼ C. honey 2 Tblsp. nut butter (almond) 1 egg white 1 Tblsp. low fat milk (almond) 1 Tsp. vanilla extract 1 C. whole wheat flour ½ Tsp. baking soda ½ Tsp. cinnamon Dash of allspice (optional) 2 C. old fashioned oats 1 C. crisp rice cereal ¼ C. dried cherries ¼ C. chopped walnuts 1-2 Tblsp. black sesame seeds Preheat oven to 350 In a large bowl combine: sugar, maple syrup, honey, nut […]

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Categories: Beverages, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Spleen Yang Vacuity, Vegetarian

In South America there is a drink called Cuaker. 1 cup oatmeal 3 cups water 2 apples peeled and cut in chunks ¼ cup maple syrup Pinch of stevia ½ teaspoon cloves 1 teaspoon cinnamon Pinch of salt for taste Cook everything together for 30 minutes.  Blend and add more water if needed.  It should be a very thin congee consistency after blended. Serve warm. The stevia is not traditionally added as far as I know but it helps to replace extra sweetener. Also, maple syrup is substituted for sugar […]

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